Books tagged: Biography & Memoir

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Art Life

By Catherine Ocelot
Translated by Aleshia Jensen

Winner of the Best Graphic Novel in Quebec 2018!

Catherine Ocelot wonders about her place as an artist, digging into the layers of what it means to live this Art Life. In her search for answers, she talks with seven artists from different disciplines who express their doubts, ... Read more

Dear Scarlet

By Teresa Wong

Longlisted for Canada Reads; Finalist, City of Calgary W. O. Mitchell Book Prize

In this intimate and moving graphic memoir, Teresa Wong writes and illustrates the story of her struggle with postpartum depression in the form of a letter to her daughter Scarlet. Equal parts heartbreaking ... Read more


By (artist) Cole Pauls

Indigenous Voices Award winner Cole Pauls returns with a robust collection of stories that celebrate the cultural practices and experiences of Dene and Arctic peoples.

Gathering Pauls's comics from magazines, comic festivals and zine making workshops, these comics are his most ... Read more

Little Russia

By Francis Desharnais

Guyenne is a small village north-east of Amos. Unlike other communities in Abitibi, Guyenne is a cooperative: 50% of all the money its inhabitants make goes to developing the colony. People in the vicinity have a nickname for it: they call it "Little Russia. " Inspired by the ... Read more

Madeline's Good Dirt and Junk Collection

By (artist) Madeline Berger

Madeline's Good Dirt and Junk Collection is a graphic novel written and illustrated by Madeline Berger a non-binary creator living and creating in Vancouver, BC. This is a project that is a celebration of things that we take for granted and often let us pass us by. Madeline ... Read more

Martin Peters

By Patrick Allaby

Everyone has a story to tell. Not all of them are true.

Set in a generic Fredericton suburb called Skyline Acres, this is the fictional biography of Martin Peters, a teenager with type 1 diabetes. The coming of age story revolves around Martin's relationship with his on-again ... Read more

Mile End

By Michel Hellman

A candid memoir which chronicles life in the Mile End, Montreal's hippest neighborhood, Michel Hellman's book begins with the author moving in as a student looking for a cheap apartment and ends with the birth of his first child. Nominated for a Bédéis Causa Award and a Bédélys ... Read more


By Michel Hellman

Author Michel Hellman meets with his editor Luc Bossé and casually promises to write a sequel to his best-selling book Mile End. But the Montréal neighborhood, with its trendy cafés and gluten-free bakeries, doesn't seem half as inspiring as it used to be. Part memoir and ... Read more